How to determine what file extensions are supported by a browser?

Discussion in 'Linux Networking' started by Ramon F Herrera, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. I would like to find a procedure to determine which file extensions
    (in addition to *.html) are supported by a browser.

    Do Firefox and IE keep a list of all the supported file types?

    Is T&E (trial and error) the only way to find those out?

    TIA,

    -RFH
     
    Ramon F Herrera, Sep 20, 2008
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  2. Ramon F Herrera

    david Guest

    With Firefox, type

    about:plugins

    in the URL text box.
     
    david, Sep 20, 2008
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  3. Ramon F Herrera

    david Guest

    P.S. Why would you post a question about IE in a linux group?
     
    david, Sep 20, 2008
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  4. Easy: Because we Linux users and sysadmins are:

    - smarter
    - better educated
    - more willing to help

    Than the MS ilk.

    -RFH
     
    Ramon F Herrera, Sep 20, 2008
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  5. Ramon F Herrera

    h.stroph Guest

    In
    In the future, please post your questions in an appropriate Usenet
    newsgroup. Your query has nothing to do with Linux networking issues.

    Edit -> Preferences -> Applications
     
    h.stroph, Sep 20, 2008
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  6. I think that's kind of a deceptive question. Browsers typically don't
    care much about file extensions. For example, my Firefox browser has
    no problem understanding the content at "http://www.google.com/". What
    file extension is that exactly?

    DS
     
    David Schwartz, Sep 22, 2008
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